RiverReader is an online magazine for Northwestern Illinois residents.  We have local news, events, announcements, classifieds, videos and other information of interest to Northwest Illinoisians .

We have over 100 combined years of experience delivering content to readers so you can be confident that we will provide you with relevant information.

Tom and Lynn Kocal have 40 years experience each in publishing the Prairie Advocate, both in print and online, until it was sold in 2013.  Sarah Hanviriyapunt began working at the paper in high school and has many years of editing and graphic arts experience at Baxter Laboratories.  Robert Hanviriyapunt is a highly sought-after senior software developer and architect with over 30 years experience, working at Motorola and Capps Digital, a subsidiary of Leo Burnett ad agency in Chicago, and contract work for Apple Computer, along with many other work experiences.